Lakers survive OT battle with Waverly

Caz football advances to state Class B semifinal

Though it has ventured into the state football playoffs many times before, the Cazenovia football team has to feel that its best chance at a first-ever state championship was right in front of them. Thanks to the combined efforts of young men like Cole Willard and Paul McLaughlin, that dream remains alive – at least for another week.

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Field hockey Lakers take state semifinal

Shephard goal lifts Caz past Pierson/Bridgehampton

Everywhere the Cazenovia field hockey team looked during state Class C final four weekend at Maine-Endwell High School, reminders of frustrations of the recent past were right in front of them.

Rowles runs to fifth at state meet

Caz freshman helps Lakers take fifth in Class C

When the Cazenovia girls cross country team earned the right to represent Section III in Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship meet at Monroe-Woodbury High School, it knew exactly what it was facing.

J-D volleyball falls in sectional finals

Girls Red Rams drops five-set classic to Oswego

So close on one front, and so far away on another front, each of Jamesville-DeWitt’s volleyball teams could not get past their counterparts from Oswego in Wednesday night’s pair of Section III Class A finals at Onondaga Community College’s Allyn Hall.

Skaneateles volleyball falls in sectional final

Cazenovia relies on serves to prevail in three sets

A moment arrived Wednesday afternoon during the Section III Class C championship match at Onondaga Community College’s Allyn Hall when the Skaneateles girls volleyball team finally felt like it was ready to challenge its Laker counterparts from Cazenovia.

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Westhill volleyball reclaims Class B title

Warriors sweep Hannibal in sectional finals

Maybe the Westhill girls volleyball team isn't the strongest side at the start of sets - but if so, it sure makes up for it. Homer found this out in Wednesday's Section III Class B final at Onondaga Community College's Allyn Hall, as the top-seeded Warriors dragged out of the gate, but closed strong and swept the Trojans to earn its second sectional championship in three years.

Caz volleyball rolls to sectional title

Hot serves make difference in sweep of Skaneateles

Whatever else happens during a point in volleyball, it always starts with a serve, so it makes sense to master that part of the game.

B’ville boys volleyball drops sectional final

C-NS outlasts Bees in four sets, claims Division I championship

With their red-clad partisans growing in volume and belief, the Baldwinsville boys volleyball team moved in front of Cicero-North Syracuse early in the third set of Tuesday night’s Section III Division I final, played on the Northstars’ home court.

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C-NS boys volleyball grabs sectional title

Northstars hold off B'ville in four sets on home court

From start to finish in 2015, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys volleyball team held domain over local large-school sides, and wasn't about to let go of that position at the end of the tale.

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Volleyball Bees win another sectional title

B'ville sweeps Liverpool for eighth straight AA crown

Now the Baldwinsville girls volleyball team's streak of consecutive Section III Class AA championships stands at eight. And the Bees got there in 2015 undefeated, rolling to a three-set sweep over Liverpool in Tuesday night's sectional AA final at Cicero-North Syracuse's gymnasium.

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Lysander Ice Arena to host Bobby Conklin Memorial Fundraiser

Organizers hope to rename arena after accident victim

On Nov. 10, 2005, Bobby Conklin was on his way to hockey practice when he lost control of his car and crashed into a swamp on Hencle Boulevard. Conklin, 17 and a senior at C.W. Baker High School, was killed. He left behind his parents, George and Annette Conklin, a brother, Colin, and countless friends who still miss and remember him a decade later.

Northstars fall to Ballston Spa in regional

C-NS boys soccer stopped short of state final four

Perhaps the only downside of the Cicero-North Syracuse boys soccer team's run to Section III Class AA championship was that it could not follow up and find its way to the state final four in Middletown.

ESM’s Marra wins sectional Class B race

Butler, Young, Morganti also qualify for state meet

Throughout the autumn, East Syracuse Minoa girls cross country senior Natalie Marra found herself at the front of the field, reaching the finish line before her competitors did. And Marra did so one more time last Saturday at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School, earning herself the individual Section III Class B championship and a trip to Monroe-Woodbury for this weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet.

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Brothers denied AA title by Liverpool

Early chances missed in 35-9 defeat to Warriors

Judging by most standards, the Christian Brothers Academy football team did quite well in 2015, snaring a Class AA-1 division regular season title and making it back to the Carrier Dome to play for a Section III championship.

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Cross county girls win sectional title

Throughout their final week of training, the girls knew that the sectional championship meet would be close. If they were to prevail, it would be by just a few points, the margin likely falling within one point per runner — every place would count. That prediction rang true and the team found itself huddled together at the finish line Saturday waiting for the official tabulation, hoping theirs was the lowest point total.